At what age should one have a colonoscopy?

Answer On One Hand: A Colonoscopy at Age 50Colonoscopy is a screening test for colon cancer and pre-cancer. A person of average risk should have a colonoscopy at age fifty and then every ten years thereaf... Read More »

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Should I Have Virtual Colonoscopy or Regular Colonoscopy?

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Should i assume i have cancer if i had a colonoscopy done and rather than giving me results over the phone?

I received both my cancer diagnoses over the phone, so I'm not sure what HIPPA laws are being broken. It could simply be the policy of your doctor's office. By going over results in person, there ... Read More »

What age should i get a colonoscopy?

On One Hand: Average AgeA colonoscopy is an imaging test that shows the colon (large intestine). Colonoscopies are used to screen for colon cancer, and physicians will look for the presence of poly... Read More »

At what age should you get a colonoscopy?

According to the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), adults should have a colonoscopy at age 50 and then every ten years after that. For patients with higher than average risk factors f... Read More »